Stephen Thompson inspired by Jorge Masvidal’s rise back to the top

Stephen Thompson is the last person to hand Jorge Masvidal a loss, but finds himself at a completely different point in his career than his former foe. Thompson (14-4-1 MMA, 9-4-1 UFC) defeated Masvidal at UFC 217 via unanimous decision, but has lost his last two in a row to Darren Till, and most recently a […]

Alejandra Lara doesn’t see long road back to rematch with champ Ilima-Lei Macfarlane

Alejandra Lara | Bellator MMA Alejandra Lara is confident in her recent development. The Colombian fighter, who recently picked up a quick, first-round technical knockout win over Taylor Turner on the main card of Bellator 225 last month, believes she’s fixed the holes in her game needed to have her challenge for Bellator gold once […]

Dustin Poirier Calls for Rematch with Conor McGregor: ‘Running It Back Makes a Lot of Sense’

Dustin Poirier seems ready to move on from his disheartening loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov, and he already has a specific opponent in mind for his next Octagon appearance. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Ryan Bader Says ‘Big Fat Guy’ Quinton Jackson Was Held Back by His Dad in Near-Brawl

Ryan Bader has been one of the hottest heavyweights in the world recently and Saturday night was no different – at least for the majority of a round. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Alexander Gustafsson Claims He’s in Talks with UFC: ‘We Are Going Back and Forth’

All signs continue to point toward a short-lived retirement for Alexander Gustafsson. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

After UFC Shenzhen win at flyweight, Mizuki Inoue unsure about move back to strawweight

Mizuki Inoue beat Wu Yanan with a split decision Saturday to open up the main card at UFC on ESPN+ 15 in Shenzhen, China. Take a look inside the fight with Inoue, a former Invicta FC champion who picked up a win in her promotional debut. Result: Mizuki Inoue def. Wu Yanan via split decision […]

Paddy Pimblett’s road back to MMA competition begins at Polaris 11

Dolly Clew, Cage Warriors Patience is not a virtue for Paddy Pimblett, but this weekend’s Polaris 11 grappling bout with UFC lightweight Stevie Ray will be the first time he has competed for a year. For Pimblett, competing with significant injuries was commonplace. In fact, it became so normal that in his last outing, he […]

Stipe Miocic received incredible news about his father moments after winning back UFC title 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Aug. 17, 2019 will go down in history as one of the best days of Stipe Miocic’s life. The Cleveland, Ohio native reclaimed the heavyweight title this past Saturday night with a comeback knockout against Daniel Cormier in the main event at UFC 241 from Anaheim, Calif. Following a rough start […]

UFC 241 salaries: Stipe Miocic wins back heavyweight title, cashes biggest payday on entire card

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Stipe Miocic is leaving California with the heavyweight title and the biggest payday for any fighter competing at UFC 241 in Anaheim. Following a fourth-round knockout against Daniel Cormier in the main event, Miocic was paid an event high $750,000 according to salaries released by the California State Athletic Commission in […]

Undefeated: A Look Back At DC’s Heavyweight Run

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Welcome back, Nate Diaz!

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports It has been a long time since a Diaz brother graced the Octagon with their presence. Not eternity but close. So long we began wondering if it would ever happen again. So long we eventually gave up that it would. So long we were actually surprised to hear that he […]

Dana White Confident That ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ Will Be Back on TV

“The Ultimate Fighter” has been credited into turning MMA into what it is today, with the Season 1 light heavyweight final between Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar seen as one of the key turning points in the history of the sport. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Torres Is Determined To Climb Back

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Endeavor pushes back timeline to go public pending $700 million acquisition

Endeavor — the parent company of the UFC — is going public but plans for an initial public offering (IPO) will be pushed back until at least September if not later. According to a new report from Deadline, Endeavor has opted to push back plans for the IPO until after acquiring another company to add […]

Robbie Lawler: ‘Back to the drawing board’ after UFC Newark loss to Colby Covington

Gallery Colby Covington def. Robbie Lawler at UFC on ESPN 5: Best photos view 28 images NEWARK, N.J. – Saturday was not Robbie Lawler’s night. Former UFC champ Lawler (28-14 MMA, 13-8 UFC) dropped a unanimous decision to Colby Covington (15-1 MMA, 10-1 UFC) and lost every round on all three judges’ scorecards, then said […]

Colby Covington says Donald Trump wants him back at White House

NEWARK, N.J. – Former interim welterweight champion Colby Covington was in the midst of doing interviews after UFC on ESPN 5 when he was pulled away for a special call with Donald Trump. The UFC welterweight contender glowed as he recalled his conversation with the president, whose sons Eric and Donald Jr. were in attendance […]

Geoff Neal on ‘Wild One’ vs. Niko Price: ‘He’s Hard to Hit Without Getting One Back’

Once again, Geoff Neal lived up to his nickname as he nabbed another knockout win on Saturday in one of the featured bouts of UFC 240 in Edmonton. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Deiveson Figueiredo back to his roots for UFC 240 following first loss

Deiveson Figueiredo is looking to get back on track after losing for the first time in MMA. | Leonardo Fabri Many fighters choose to leave Brazil to seek better training overseas. For Deiveson Figueiredo, that experience turned out to be the worst. The flyweight talent had trained at Team Alpha Male for a few weeks […]

Kyle Stewart wants to give back to fellow Marine Corps vets with UFC 240 win

Kyle Stewart is a fighter. It’s an obvious statement considering he’s on the UFC roster – yet there’s not really a better word to sum him up. The United States Marine Corps sergeant served three combat deployments overseas before delving into MMA in 2014. Just because Stewart (11-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) is no longer an […]

UFC on ESPN 4: After first UFC win, and first fight in U.S., Felipe Colares wants back in Brazil

SAN ANTONIO – Felipe Colares beat Domingo Pilarte with a split decision Saturday to open the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN 4 in San Antonio. Take a look inside the fight with Colares, who picked up his first win in the UFC after a loss in his promotional debut. Result: Felipe Colares def. Domingo […]

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